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Sunday, May 25, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

ALL ABOUT US: Memorial Day — Keeping the flame of memory alive

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:17 AM CDT

I was running errands with my son the other day, and was handed a handmade paper poppy by one of the women of the American Legion Auxiliary.

American Indians show their culture in 11th annual Oroville Powwow

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:17 AM CDT

OROVILLE — American Indians gathered on the lawn of Plumas Avenue School for the 11th Oroville Powwow Saturday.

Boy Scout always prepared, sort of

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:15 AM CDT

At my core, I have to admit, I am something of a Boy Scout. It's not that I collect merit badges, wear a cute little uniform or escort little old ladies across the street.

Chico, Paradise teens head to Girls State

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:16 AM CDT

PARADISE — American Legion Auxiliary of Paradise will sponsor two delegates to California Girls State to be held June 22-28 at Pitzer College in Claremont.

Correction

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:18 AM CDT

In Saturday's Northern Section track and field championship story, page 1C, the Chico High boys 1,600-meter relay team was not mentioned.

Daily Planner: May 25

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:16 AM CDT

Events SILVER DOLLAR FAIR: 2357 Fair St., Chico. Gates and exhibit buildings open 10 a.m. Admission $7 adults, seniors $5 (65 plus), children 6-12 $3, under 6 free.

Dave Davies' column: Memorial weekend is for racing

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:18 AM CDT

If you happen to go to the Silver Dollar Fair this Memorial Day weekend, and you're over there during the evening wondering what to do next, I recommend checking out the races at Silver Dollar Speedway if you've never seen them.

Editorial: Lambert poised to be supervisor

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:15 AM CDT

Butte County Supervisor Curt Josiassen of Richvale is retiring after 12 years in office, but 4th District voters are fortunate there's an experienced leader waiting to step in.

Farm sanctuary tours set Monday

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:18 AM CDT

ORLAND — Farm Sanctuary will give free guided tours of its 300-acre shelter west of Orland during its Memorial Day open house Monday.

Flashbacks From Here And There: Bill Talbitzer - A Man to be remembered, Part Two.

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:16 AM CDT

Books from Talbitzer's prolific pen included four well researched volumes on local history accompanied by photographs of those days of yore.

Flashbacks From Here And There: Bill Talbitzer - A man to be remembered

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:16 AM CDT

The eye-catching jacket cover of the 9x11-inch volume in front of me is titled "Butte County, an Illustrated History by Bill Talbitzer, an Agricultural Empire born in the Gold Rush.

Gates open from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. today for Silver Dollar Fair

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:18 AM CDT

CHICO -- Gates are open 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. today at the Silver Dollar Fair in south Chico. Regular admission is $7 for those ages 13-64, $5 for those 65 and older, $3 for those 6-12, and free for those 6 and younger.

Graduates all aglow: Rain doesn't dampen Chico State ceremonies

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:17 AM CDT

Friends and family of Chico State University graduates converged upon University Stadium Saturday to celebrate the accomplishments of students in the 2008 class, the 118th group to take part in commencement ceremonies.

Letter: $4 gas an opportunity for change

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:15 AM CDT

The editorial "$4 gas could be a tipping point" was perhaps the best I have read in your newspaper. It makes sense that the cost of gas, as well as the results of our carbon emissions, are pushing us to "re-examine our car culture.

Letter: Apartment owners beat out homeowners

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:15 AM CDT

We regret to announce that Ceres Park did not pass. The good news was that the majority of residential voters voted yes this time.

Letter: Chico rentals deteriorating rapidly

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:15 AM CDT

My husband and I moved to Butte County 25 years ago. I worked while he attended Chico State University.

Letter: Editorial shows civic awareness

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:15 AM CDT

I would like to commend the E-R editorial staff for its editorial on Shubert's ice cream business. The editorial not only caught the flavor approach of the Shubert's establishment in our community, but focused on the fact it is a family-owned small

Letter: Immersion program a wise choice

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:15 AM CDT

Two years ago I announced plans to enroll my daughter in Rosedale's dual immersion program. Friends questioned this based on the school's low test scores and while I was concerned, I decided to trust the research that demonstrated superior academic

Letter: Look to Midwest for oil

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:15 AM CDT

Now that president has had his hat handed to him by our Saudi "friends," it's time to realize that we have no "friends" when it comes to oil and money.

Letter: Music cuts will hurt children

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:15 AM CDT

I had the privilege of attending Parkview Elementary School's spring concert. The beginning band, advanced band and choir under the direction of Vickie Triplett put on a wonderful show.

Letter: Proposition 98 protects private property

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:15 AM CDT

California is among the biggest abusers of eminent domain in the nation and the problem is only getting worse.

Letter: See history in Butte Creek Canyon

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:15 AM CDT

Many north state residents have probably never taken the time to visit one of our area's great hidden treasures — the Colman Museum and Old Centerville School House.

Letter: This isn't the Bay Area

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:15 AM CDT

It seems the City Council as a group, with the guidance of the best and brightest in the city, say "stick it to them.

Letter: Volunteer enforcement has familiar ring

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:15 AM CDT

The Enterprise-Record's front-page article Tuesday induced a deep chill. It began: "A new city program would let neighbors keep tabs on those living a few blocks away.

Local Roundup: Bauhs wins national 5k title, Wildcats take 10th

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:18 AM CDT

Chico State junior Scott Bauhs won the 5,000-meter run to claim another national championship and All-American honors, leading the Wildcats to a 10th-place overall Saturday at the NCAA Division II Track and Field Championships in Walnut.

Memorial Day services set for Monday

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:17 AM CDT

Memorial Day services will be held Monday in Chico, Oroville, Paradise, Willows and Gridley. CHICO — Two ceremonies are planned, 10 a.

No drama this time as Outlaws remain winless

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:18 AM CDT

Whether it's a tribute to their strong tradition or a signal of some unusually dark days to come, the Outlaws are 0-3 for the first time in team history.

No points, no problem: Croft cashes in

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:18 AM CDT

CHICO — The drivers participating in the 360 open winged division weren't battling for points Saturday night at Silver Dollar Speedway.

Parts of Interstate 5 in Sacramento will close for repairs

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:17 AM CDT

SACRAMENTO -- Starting Friday, the biggest mess in Sacramento isn't going to be the Legislature. Off and on into July, parts of Interstate 5, the main north-south corridor though the capitol city, will be closed completely.

People on the Street

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:15 AM CDT

How have fairs changed since you were a kid? Asked Thursday at the Silver Dollar Fair in Chico. Barbara Young Instructional aide, Chico When we were kids, we could be on our own at the fair.

Roadwork roundup

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:18 AM CDT

Here are some current north state road projects. New items are marked with bullets. Skyway EAST OF CHICO — At Spanish Gardens Drive, closure of the westbound right lane can be expected 9 a.

Saving ruts: Citizen - Piece of area's history needs protection

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:18 AM CDT

CHICO — Many of the drivers speeding up the Humboldt Road hill east of Chico probably don't know that just paces away is carved history.

Senior's lamb pays for semester in college

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:18 AM CDT

CHICO — Lindsay Book, a senior at Durham High School, picked up $1,767 for her first semester of college with the help of a 114-pound lamb Saturday.

Surviving Humboldt Road feature linked to Chico-Oroville fuss

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:18 AM CDT

CHICO — Besides the wagon ruts and the swale-like remnant through the disc golf course, another stretch of the Humboldt Wagon Road is still visible east of Chico: the "county seat grade.

The Bookshelf: "Bats At The Beach"

Posted: 25 May 2008 02:16 AM CDT

"The rising moon can grow no fatter/as sky lights up with gleeful chatter" That would be the bats, getting together their buckets, blankets, books and towels and heading for the moonlit beach.

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